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Ken Saro-Wiwa

Kenule Beeson "Ken" Saro-Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award for "exemplary courage in striving non-violently for civil, economic and environmental rights" and the Goldman Environmental Prize. Saro-Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in Nigeria whose homeland, Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta has been targeted for crude oil extraction since the 1950s and which has... Read More

Born10 October 1941
Bori, Nigeria
Died10 November 1995 (aged 54)
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Occupationwriter
MovementMovement for the Survival of the Ogoni People
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